Monthly Archives: August 2009

The Federal Reserve has Never Been Audited.

Rep. Frank eyes Fed audit, emergency lending curbs Saturday August 29, 2009, 10:47 pm EDT By Tim Ahmann WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Rep. Barney Frank, the chairman of the U.S. House of Representatives Financial Services Committee, said he plans legislation to … Continue reading

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The Day the Cold War was Won – May 31, 1988.

Most political speeches are just that, a speech, a lot of hot air. However, there exists in our recent history, one speech that single handedly won the cold war.  It is the speech President Reagan delivered to Moscow State University … Continue reading

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Inflation and the Fall of the Roman Empire

This is a transcript of Prof. Joseph Peden’s 50-minute lecture “Inflation and the Fall of the Roman Empire” given at the Mises Institute Seminar on Money and Government in Houston, Texas on October 27, 1984. The original audio recording is … Continue reading

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How Did China Evade the Meltdown?

The Secrets of China’s Growth: The Government Owns the Banks rather than the Reverse By Ellen Brown “The banks — hard to believe in a time when we’re facing a banking crisis that many of the banks created — are … Continue reading

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The Making and Bursting of Bubbles.

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How Little We Know – A classic from my archives

HOW LITTLE WE KNOW by Harry Browne August 22, 1984 You’ve probably had the experience of reading a newsletter’s (blog’s) explanation of what is about to happen in the world. The writer presents a sensible, logical, compelling argument that something … Continue reading

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